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The Mega, Mega Playlist of 2018

The Mega, Mega Playlist of 2018

Like the ball drop at Times Squares in New York City, the fireworks igniting from the Sydney Harbour Bridge, and the annual rite of hundreds of million of people making resolutions they cannot keep, we once again share some of our favorite songs from the past 365 days. The Mega, Mega Playlist of 2018 is another doozy. Specifically, it features […]

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Gold Star – ‘Uppers & Downers’ (album review)

Gold Star – ‘Uppers & Downers’ (album review)

Marlon Rabenreither is a throwback to the days when songwriting was entrenched as a celebrated art form. The music he crafts under the moniker Gold Star is in a word – timeless. His first two albums, Dark Days and Big Blue, captured the energy and spirit of the late ’60s and ’70s when rock ‘n roll and folk-rock were at […]

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Weekend Showcase 4.32

Weekend Showcase 4.32

Weekend Showcase 4.32 edition is the perfect end-of-summer playlist, featuring explosive rockers, groovy pop and disco tunes, intimate ballads, and some grand experimental fare. Eleven countries are represented, including: Australia, Austria, Canada, England, Greece, New Zealand, Norway, Scotland, Slovenia, Sweden, and the United States. The playlist and tracklisting, as usual, follows the list of articles from the past week. The […]

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The Matinee ’18 August 16th

The Matinee ’18 August 16th

Several “newcomers” and a handful of indie stars make up The Matinee ’18 August 16th edition. There are rockers, there are some cosmic dreams, and there is some upbeat pop fare. We’re positive you’ll find a new band to love in this mini-playlist. Beverly Kills – “Fourteen” (Gothenburg, Sweden) RIYL: The Joy Formidable, Eagulls, YONAKA There is no shortage of […]

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Weekend Showcase 4.27

Weekend Showcase 4.27

On this Saturday the 14th, we present to you 41 incredible songs that fill up the Weekend Showcase 4.27 edition. The mega-playlist is another multi-genre showcase, featuring artists from 13 countries. They include: Australia, Austria, Canada, England, France, Iceland, Ireland, New Zealand, Norway, Russia, South Africa, Sweden, and the United States. The playlist and tracklisting, as usual, follows the list […]

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The Matinee ’18 July 13th

The Matinee ’18 July 13th

The Matinee ’18 July 13th is not spooky nor brooding nor eerie. Instead, it’s quite the opposite – offering ten energetic, infectious, and rip-roaring numbers to end the week on the right note. There’s some surf-rock and indie pop, a bit of classic rock and disco-pop, and you’ll even find a country-rock tune. So saddle up and let today’s musical […]

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Weekend Showcase 4.22

Weekend Showcase 4.22

Forty-five (45) songs occupy the Weekend Showcase 4.22 edition. For the most part, the mega-playlist is an upbeat one. Fourteen countries are represented, including: Australia, Austria, Canada, Denmark, England, Germany, Greece, Israel, Japan, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden, and the United States. The playlist and tracklisting, as usual, follows the list of articles from the past week. The SoundCloud version […]

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The Matinee ’18 June 8th

The Matinee ’18 June 8th

The Matinee ’18 June 8th includes awesome new tracks to get your Friday moving. Artists are representing Australia, Austria, Denmark, Norway, the US and the UK today. We hope you find your new favorite song or band. Check back tomorrow for our Weekend showcase which includes all of our song selections from this week. Gold Star – “Half The Time” […]

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Weekend Showcase 2.27

Weekend Showcase 2.27

Happy July 17th everyone! We hope your weekend has been fantastic, and hopefully we can add a bit more flair to this Sunday. Our playlist this week is terrific, featuring a handful of known artists and plenty of rising stars. Specifically, 50 songs occupy the Weekend Showcase 2.27 edition. The artists are originally from 10 countries/regions, including: Australia, Belgium, Canada, […]

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The Matinee July 13th

The Matinee July 13th

The Matinee July 13th goes from six to seven songs because the music this week is exceptional – like really exceptional! We have a wide range of genres today including awesome indie-pop-rock, singer-songwriter, and punk inspired rock. The US and the UK are representing today’s matinee.   Bad Family – “Real Fast Car” (Brighton, England) RIYL: Beautiful Boy, The Crookes, […]

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Weekend Showcase – June 5th Edition

Weekend Showcase – June 5th Edition

Let’s get the weekend started off on the right foot with some great new music from around the world. There are twenty singles on The Weekend Showcase, representing Australia, New Zealand, Canada, the US, Scotland, England, Sweden, Austria, and Israel. It’s a bit more melodic this time around, but still a stellar playlist if we say so ourselves. Some quick instructions […]

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Gold Star – “Against the Wall”

Gold Star – “Against the Wall”

  This isn’t a new song, but rather a re-release and one that deserves every music fan’s attention. For the past three years, Vienna-born, Los Angeles-resident Marlon Rabenreither has been creating dark but captivating folk with some of the most heart-pounding lyrics. His talents were noticed early on by the great Lucinda Williams, who encouraged Rabenreither to continue writing as […]

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